To be sensitive is to be aware of what you are doing
K School (Students) Discussion 1 - Rishi Valley,India - 17 November 1979
It is very important while young to cultivate the brain’s sensitivity and the capacity to think widely.
How very important it is to cultivate all our senses.
Learn for your own sake to be extremely attentive, to watch people, to listen to people, to see everything around you.
Over millions of years, our brains have passed through many experiences, adversities, troubles, suffering, pleasures and agony. Your brain is not your brain, it’s the brain of human beings.
Why do you eat meat?
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Can you be free of the image?
K School (Students) Discussion 3 - Rishi Valley,India - 21 November 1979
When the mind and the eye come together instantly you will have an extraordinary quality of attention.
Thought is the movement of words and symbols.
Knowledge can never be complete, so thinking is never complete.
What happens when you do something from very limited knowledge?
What shall we do to be free of hurt?
As long as you have an image, it is going to be hurt. How can you be free of the image?
Society, parents, grandparents, friends, condition you.
You have been educated and have lived with ideas and not with facts.
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Do you have confidence or trust in anybody?
K School (Students) Discussion 4 - Rishi Valley,India - 27 November 1979
Do you respect anybody?
Teaching is the greatest and noblest profession in the world, because you are bringing about a new generation of people.
It is the function of a school to help you to be intelligent and you cannot be intelligent if you are frightened. Can the teachers and students help each other not to be frightened?
Unless you know how to live harmoniously without conflict, you will always have fear.
There is freedom in trust.
What has happened to your mind when you trust somebody completely?
We must create in this school people whom you all can trust.